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transportation system

All the land, water, and air routes and transportation assets engaged in the movement of US forces and their supplies across the range of military operations, involving both mature and immature theaters and at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of war.
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Noun1.transportation system - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goodstransportation system - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
air transportation system - a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
highway system - a transportation system consisting of roads for motor transport
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
line - a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
public transit - a public transportation system for moving passengers
public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
short line - a transportation system that operates over relatively short distances
telferage, telpherage - a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
depot, terminal, terminus - station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
way - any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out"
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The workshop is geared for functional level personnel--Active Duty, Reserve Component, National Guard and DOD civilians--to include installation transportation officers as well as contractors who work for DOD, to increase their knowledge of the end-to-end distribution and deployment processes within the defense transportation system as well as to address current issues within the transportation community.
Kalikow said he would do everything he could to rally support for the Bond Act, adding, "All of New York benefits from a superior public transportation system and this Capital Plan will allow the MTA to continue to offer New Yorkers the best service in the world.
GAO was asked to examine the challenges in securing the transportation system and the federal role and actions in transportation security.
This part of the book also initiates discussion on level-of-service measures (Chapter 4), networks (Chapter 5), and transportation system models and frameworks (Chapters 10 and 11).
Priced from $3,349, double occupancy, it includes six nights' accommodations, air fare from Los Angeles, meals, an opening ceremony party, shuttle bus to the Olympic transportation system, event tickets and more.
Because of SKC's involvement in disability issues on the reservation, there was a recognition of the critical need for a transportation system that emphasized access to employment and the necessary services to develop vocational potential in the local area.
The specific objectives of the 1-day program were to acquaint students with the challenges involved in providing a safe, effective, and efficient transportation system and to describe the policies and programs to address those challenges.
New York's commitment to a safe, environmentally friendly and technologically advanced public transportation system has helped ridership increase to unprecedented levels," Pataki said.
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